General Admission $150
Includes dinner and a $75 tax receipt
Only available through SSO's office. Call 519-271-0990 today to reserve your seat for this exciting annual fundraising event. Seating is limited.
CELEBRITY DINNER at the MURRAY FARM
Sep 19, 2020 | 6:30 pm
The annual SSO Celebrity Dinner and fundraiser is hosted by SSO Office Administrator David Murray and his wife Annamarie Murray, who invite you to join them at their beautiful farm home for a locally crafted dinner. Annamarie will prepare and serve a six-course gourmet meal using ingredients from her own vegetable gardens. David will inspire you with his knowledge of wines as he selects the perfect complement for each course of this amazing feast.
You'll enjoy chatting with local celebrities, laugh at their antics during dinner and be amazed by their repertoire and shenanigans. Don't miss out on this evening of great food, fun and enjoyment. Limited number of tickets available, purchase yours today!
| ||Barbara Dunn-Prosser|
Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, in 1953. Graduated from Aberdeen University, then came to Canada to do a master’s degree at Queen’s University, Kingston. Spent 14 years as a writer and editor at the Kingston Whig-Standard during that paper's “golden age” under editor Neil Reynolds, and was also very active in Kingston's amateur and professional theatre scene. Attended Massey College, University of Toronto, as a Southam Fellow in 1991–92, then joined the staff of the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in 1994, where he writes for and edits the Festival’s many publications. Belongs to the Canadian Theatre Critics’ Association and Canadian Actors’ Equity Association. Now owns the family home in Scotland, which he and his wife, Barbara, visit as often as possible.
Barbara Dunn-Prosser’s performing career is a versatile one. She has appeared opposite Dmitri Hvorostovsky as Donna Elvira in Rhombus Media’s film of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and has toured southern Ontario with her one-woman show, Come to the Woods, about pioneer artist and writer Anne Langton. Barbara has been a featured soloist with symphony orchestras across North America, and a member of the acting company with the Stratford Shakespeare Festival for several seasons. She has appeared with the Canadian Opera Company, and performed the role of Carlotta with both the touring and Toronto productions of The Phantom of the Opera. In 2002, she released her CD Till We Meet Again. Barbara has performed with the Stratford Symphony as Josephine in a concert version of HMS Pinafore and as Peep Bo in The Mikado. Barbara has also created and performed another one-woman show, Lest We Forget, based on letters from the Front by Canadian soldiers from rural Ontario.
Barbara currently teaches voice at Western University in London and privately in Stratford, Ontario. She is a member of the College of Examiners for the Royal Conservatory of Music, and District Governor for the Ontario Chapter of The National Association of Teachers of Singing. In 2012 she and her colleague Susan Ambrose revised the Royal Conservatory’s Voice syllabus and compiled Resonance: A Graded Series of Voice Repertoire published by Fredrick Harris.